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Plane crash in Russian Far East kills 6, child survives – reports
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:26

A small passenger plane has crashed in the Russian Far East, killing six people on board, according to preliminary reports. One child is believed to h...

The Custom Motorcycles of EICMA East Market
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:36

News The world’s largest motorcycle convention gets a custom show Gallery of the custom motorcycles on display at EICMA’s custom show, E...

Militant Buddhism is on the march in South East Asia – where did it come from?
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:11

EVEN ten years on, the first mental image that comes to mind with regard to Theravāda Buddhism is that of Burma’s Saffron Revolution of August-...

Trump skips East Asia summit plenary, but says trip was a success
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:08

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump skipped the plenary session of a summit of East and Southeast Asian leaders in Manila on Tuesday becaus...

Jacinda Ardern sticks to her guns over Manus Island at East Asia summit
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:23

Jacinda Ardern has acknowledged that she might be seen as something of an irritant to Australia with her continued efforts to highlight the Manus Isla...

Not cold enough in Russia: Airboats brave ice drifts to cross river in Far East (VIDEO, PHOTO)
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:24

People in the Russian Far East are “suffering” from unusually warm weather for this time of year. Rivers in the federal district have not complete...

The Michigan State vs. Ohio State live blog, with notes, updates, scores, and more throughout the (likely) Big Ten East championship
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:50

A huge Saturday kicks off with a game that will likely settle half the Big Ten race, on Fox and Fox Sports Go. Second quarter 2:07. It’s all about t...

Case of Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Stirs Middle East Tensions
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:34

A series of odd events in the Middle East have analysts and diplomats wondering if they are connected, and whether they are a prelude to war. NYT > H...

Grand Parade in east Belfast closed due to security alert
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 05:21

Police and Army bomb experts are at the scene of the alert at Grand Parade. BBC News - Northern Ireland

East Africa:Museveni, Magufuli to Break Ground for Oil Pipeline in Masaka
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:27

[Monitor] Kampala -Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected in the country on Thursday on a three-day state visit during which, together with Pre...

24 hours that shook the Middle East
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 02:05

When 32-year-old Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman rose to power two years ago, many predicted that change was afoot. The events of November 4 have sho...

Trump to stay on to attend East Asia Summit
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 10:31

US President Donald Trump says he's decided to attend the East Asia Summit in the Philippines -- a meeting he had initially planned to skip. (NHK) N...

Expect nuclear proliferation in East Asia – former US Secretary of State
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:20

FORMER US Secretary of State and Cold War strategist Henry Kissinger has warned that East Asia is racing towards nuclear proliferation now that North ...

Plans rejected for East Antarctic marine park
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 08:45

Negotiations to conserve unique ecosystems fail for the sixth year running.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22913 Nature News & Comment

NBA outlook: Cavs, Celtics best in East
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:34

As star after star migrated from the Eastern Conference to the West this summer, the lesser of the NBA’s divisions got so watered down that some spi...

University of East Anglia not punished over data breach
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:58

Students' personal details, including health problems and bereavements, were emailed to 298 people. BBC News - Family & Education

Delhi govt to bail out bankrupt east MCD by paying Rs 108 crore tax shares in advance
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:52

As 11,000 of its safai karmcharis went to strike days before Diwali, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has decided to bail out the bankrupt eas...

TransCanada blames a substantial uncertaintya for killing Energy East pipeline
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:25

TransCanada Corp. says it is cancelling its $ 15.7-billion proposed Energy East pipeline because of "substantial uncertainty" caused by a regulatory ...

Photos: East Van’s newest food and drink spot Bells and Whistles opens its doors
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:28

No-fuss grub, craft beer, games, and more. The Georgia Straight

Flying the longest zip wire in East Africa
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:21

The longest zip wire in East Africa has opened in Kenya, stretching more than 2.2 km (1.4 miles). BBC News - Africa

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